Biden As Court Fool

WaTi reports: Biden gaffes undercut Obama. Well, okay, but let's play Spot the Absurd Remark, shall we?

Biden: Russia is a crumbling country with "a shrinking population base." "They have a withering economy," the vice president said. "They have a banking sector and structure that is not likely to be able to withstand the next 15 years." " The world is changing before them and they are clinging to something in the past that is not sustainable."

Sec. of State Clinton: "The United States respects Russia as a great power."